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Top10 Emerging Educational Technologies


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Top10 Emerging Educational Technologies

  1. 1. TOP 10: Web-based Educational Technologies… (as of 5:00pm on October 16, 2008) Ver 3.5 G. Andrew Page, PhD Assistant Professor College of Education University of Alaska Anchorage [email_address] Creative Commons License
  2. 2. -Theoretical Framework- Web 2.0 tools promoting Learning 2.0 John Seely Brown and Richard Adler Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail and Learnng 2.0 (2008). Educause Review, 43,1, 16–32 Creative Commons License
  3. 3. Paradigm Shift in Education <ul><li>Instead of “I think, therefore I am” </li></ul><ul><li>We have evolved to: </li></ul>We participate, therefore WE ARE! Creative Commons License
  4. 4. Learning 2.0 Creative Commons License
  5. 5. About the tools… <ul><li>All are free </li></ul><ul><li>All are web-based </li></ul><ul><li>All are collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>All involve creating content </li></ul><ul><li>Andy does not presently for any of them </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore, epistemological they are social constructivist. </li></ul>
  6. 6. #10 (tie) Zimbio & Digg What is it? Zimbio is a collaborative website to share your articles, photos, blog. Who is it for? Pre-Journalism majors, artists, writers, photographers Creative Commons License
  7. 7. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A place to share all the interesting “gems” you find on the Internet, let the online community decide what they “Digg” (or like best) and then join a discussion of its content; a place to meet people with like interests (social networking). </li></ul><ul><li>• What’s needed? Reading (no account required); posting ( Join! ). </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  8. 8. Digg Click to explore Creative Commons License
  9. 9. #9 Wikis <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>A means for online collaboration and creation. </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG interface </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  10. 10. #9 Wikis Creative Commons License
  11. 11. #9 Wiki Examples <ul><li>The UAA e-Learning Wiki This wiki was created by students and not only DEFINES the Web 2.0 tools but tell HOW they can be used in an educational context. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  12. 12. # 8 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>An online, collaborative, mind-Mapping tool. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  13. 13. #8 Example Click to explore Less structure?
  14. 14. #7 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul>TIE! Creative Commons License
  15. 15. # 7 <ul><li>Community Social Software NING Create you own social network. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Education Ning </li></ul><ul><li>UAA Nings </li></ul>Examples TIE! Creative Commons License
  16. 16. #7 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Sites where users can interact online through data analysis (Swivel) and visualization </li></ul><ul><li>What’s needed? Exploring (no registration); creating visualizations ( registration /Many Eyes… registration /Swivel)‏ </li></ul>TIE! Creative Commons License
  17. 17. # 6 <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations on the web. You can </li></ul><ul><li>upload your presentations (ppt, pdf, pps, pot, odp, keynote) and share with others </li></ul><ul><li>find/download interesting presentations </li></ul><ul><li>embed them into blogs or websites create a slidecast by linking your slides with audio </li></ul><ul><li>And it's completely free. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  18. 18. # 6 SlideCasting <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>The combination of visual and audio. Combine your powerpoint files with audio and stream the presentation over the Web. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  19. 19. # 5 What is it? Build a Flash website Free! No coding! Creative Commons License
  20. 20. # 5 Wix <ul><li>Click to explore </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  21. 21. Synchronous Video Interactive Conferencing WiZiQ is a place where you can teach and learn using an easy-to-use Virtual Classroom . You are welcome to give private and public live online sessions, teach for free or earn money teaching . As a learner you can attend public sessions on various topics from academics to anything under the sun . # 4 What is it? Creative Commons License
  22. 22. #4 WizIQ <ul><li>Tour </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  23. 23. #3 Free Online Learning Open Courseware <ul><li>100 Free Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Carnegie-Mellon University </li></ul>Free! Creative Commons License
  24. 24. #3 <ul><li>Alison: Technology Certification & Free Tutoring </li></ul>Digital Literacy skills need an upgrade? Creative Commons License
  25. 25. #3 Free Nursing Education Courses Click here an example Creative Commons License
  26. 26. #2 Coursecasting What is it? CourseCast captures video-based instructional content, automatically streams it over the Internet and makes it available for students and lecturers alike in all of the popular formats. Creative Commons License
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  28. 28. Panopto <ul><li>Coursecast recording </li></ul>Creative Commons License #2
  29. 29. These are some of the institutions which are using Panopto…for FREE. #2 Creative Commons License
  30. 30. And finally…
  31. 31. Creating Virtual Content & Space <ul><li>SecondLife </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  32. 32. SecondLife at the University of Alaska Anchorage Click Creative Commons License
  33. 33. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Sloodle is an Open Source GNU-GPL project which integrates multi-user virtual environments such as Second Life ® with learning-management systems (VLEs) such as Moodl e ® and helps the community of educators in virtual worlds test curriculum innovations and advocate those proven successful. Sloodle provides a range of tools for supporting learning and teaching to the immersive virtual world; tools which are fully integrated with a tried and tested web-based learning management system used by thousands. </li></ul>#1 A Sloodle Video Creative Commons License
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  35. 35. Final Thoughts. . . <ul><li>We can only advance as effectively as we can communicate our ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>It is incumbent on today’s educators to use tools that promote interactivity, creativity, collaboration, and Learning 2.0. </li></ul>Creative Commons License
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  37. 37. Honorable Mentions <ul><li>Jing : Capture images, record video, and share online. </li></ul><ul><li>Photosynth : create panoramic photo montages. </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero: bibliographic software </li></ul>Creative Commons License
  38. 38. Peace to you! <ul><li>G. Andrew Page, Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor </li></ul><ul><li>University of Alaska Anchorage </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>(o) 907.786.4331 </li></ul><ul><li>(c) 907.223.0924 </li></ul><ul><li>PSB 218G </li></ul><ul><li>SKYPE: gapman1 </li></ul><ul><li>SL = Eclectic Kohime </li></ul>Creative Commons License